In Jiu Jitsu, we all know that technique is everything. It turns out that mantra applies to tying one’s belt, too. Nothing is worse than an ugly belt knot or an uneven tie around the gi. Rener Gracie on How to Tie The Belt mentions that blue belts tend to make the most mistakes here.
He goes through three variations of tying the belt in his video. Standard, Hollywood, and Super Lock variations are covered in detail in an amusing but informative 9-minute video. Throughout the video, Gracie gives tips and tricks for tying that belt properly each and every time without fail.